‘Walk on Wednesdays’ (WOW) is an initiative to encourage pupils to walk to school on Wednesdays. The class with the highest percentage of pupils walking each Wednesday is awarded with the ‘Golden Shoe’ and a point for their class on the ‘Class of the Month’ chart.
Well done to all pupils who have participated so far.
Our new ‘Green Code’ was decided by way of a poster competition. Well done to Patrick in 3rd class who came up with the winning code… ‘Get off Your Seat.. Use Your Feet’
Cycle Training is currently underway with 5th and 6th classes. Sheilbaggan OEC are delivering this training over six consecutive Thursdays. The children are enjoying it so far.
A ‘Walkabilty Audit’ was comducted by our Green School Committee and Jennifer Cooney of An Taisce. We outlined the positive and negative points regarding the safety features of the church to school walk. We look forward to Jennifer’s full report which we will use in our application to make this walk as safe as possible.
We are participating in the ‘Big Travel Challenge’. For ten days this February, we will try to get as many pupils as possible to walk to school.